Central Asia

Eternity of Eagles

Stephen Bodio is a naturalist, falconer, and writer whose travels have taken him all around the world. During the 90s, he lived with Kazakh tribes of central Asia, who use eagles to hunt wolves. Bodio discusses his new book—a compendium on all things eagle—with host, Steve Curwood.

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Global Politics

The new strategy for Afghanistan

The World's Aaron Schachter is embedded with US marines in southern Afghanistan. He reports on how troops there are trying to implementing a new counter-insurgency strategy in an effort to get Afghans on their side.

Conflict & Justice

US tries to win over Afghans

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the efforts of US Marines in Afghanistan to get Afghans to take sides against the Taliban. It's one of the latest strategies for fighting the insurgency in Afghanistan.